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Newsletter: 24th May 2024

Singing Festival We had a wonderful day at The Big Sheep yesterday, with Key Stage 1 singing on stage in the morning and the Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 Festival in the afternoon and early evening. The musical talent from across the Bideford area schools is phenomenal and we were very proud of our […]

Newsletter: 17th May 2024

SATS Well done to all of the Year 6 children who have worked so very hard this week (and in the months leading up to SATS week!) during their tests. You have been calm, determined and thoughtfula ll week and we really couldn’t ask any more of you – we are very rpoud of each […]

Newsletter: 10th May 2024

School Voice’s Global Team at Woolsery is holding a cake sale on Friday 17th May to raise money for Edukid. We would be very grateful for donations of cakes, biscuits and other baked goods to sell. Cakes will be on sale during the day as well as after school (if there is anything left!) so […]

Newsletter: 3rd May 2024

London Residential Year 5 had an awesome time in London this week, with a jam-packed programme across Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. If you’ve not yet looked at the photos of the trip, they are all now available HERE and can be freely viewed as the password protection has been removed. We had many positive comments […]

Newsletter: 26th April 2024

London Residential Next Monday, Year 5 will be off the the national Capital for three days of exploring and finding out about how our democracy works and what London is like as a city, as well as enjoying the rides at LegoLand and watching a West End show. We will be blogging our posts of […]

Newsletter: 19th April 2024

Welcome Back! I hope you had a lovely Easter holidays and, despite the start of the summer term feeling more like winter, everyone is ready for an exciting four months! We have lots going on this term (see the list at the bottom of the Newsletter!), from residentials to trips out, exciting topics to learn […]

Newsletter: 22nd March 2024

Pixies Holt A huge well done to our amazing Year 4 children who enjoyed three wonderful days on Dartmoor this week staying at Devon Councty Council’s Pixies Holt centre. If you haven’t seen the photos from the residential, they are all here: The children really bonded as a group and Mr Davies and Louise were […]

Newsletter: 15th March 2024

Happy Red Nose Day! Thank you for supporting our schools today with our Red To Toe theme in aid of Comic Relief. We’ve had a brilliant response in all three schools and photos will be appearing on the Blog throughotu the day. Please just click on the menu at the top of this page and look […]

Newsletter: 8th March 2024

Ofsted Buckland Brewer had their anticipated visit from Ofsted this week, following up on the short inspection which was carried out in January 2023. Thank you to all parents who took time to complete the parental survey for the inspection team, and to the children who met with the inspectors (some on several occasions!) and […]

Newsletter: 1st March 2024

Burton Art Gallery Schools Exhibition All three schools from the Partnership have a substantial amount of artwork on display at the Burton Art Gallery’s annual School’s Exhibition which opens today in Bideford. Please go and visit along with your children if you can – they will be incredibly proud to see their artwork exhibited in this […]

Newsletter: 23rd February 2024

Red Nose Day Just a reminder that Friday 15th March is Red Nose Day. All three schools will be sharing a Red To Toe theme – children can come into school dressed in as much red as they can (including hair if they wish) in exchange for a donation to Comic Relief. If your child wears […]

Newsletter: 9th February 2024

Happy Half Term! Today marks the half-way point through the school year – time is certainly flying! Whatever you’re doing this half term break, have a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Monday 19th February. Movie Night Just a reminder that tonight is Movie Night at Parkham, between 3:30 […]

Newsletter: 2nd February 2024

Bag 2 School Thanks The Bag2School collection at Woolsery last week raised a tidy sum for the school – thank you to everyone who brought in something – we think it was the most successful collection yet at 650kg. This raised £325 for the school – thank you! PE and Sports We have had some […]

Newsletter: 26th January 2024

FOWS news I am really pleased to say we had a good turnout of parents for the meeting about the future of the Friends of Woolsery School on Monday. FOWS received many new offers of support and this has given us the confidence that a new committee will be able to be elected when the […]

Newsletter: 19th January 2024

Buckland Brewer School: Friday 2nd February Parkham School: Friday 9th February We will be showing Wonka in both schools! This will appear on ScoPay very soon; please make sure you tick the PG Certificate consent box as that’s the rating of the film.  3.15pm to 5.30pm £5 each includes cheese pizza, drink popcorn and film. Movie Night […]

Newsletter: 12th January 2024

Welcome Back! It’s been lovely to see the children back this week, excited to learn and (hopefully) over the myriad of bugs that were around before we broke up for Christmas. I hope you had a lovely break over the festive period and enjoyed some good time with family. Attendance Looking back at attendance last […]

Newsletter: 15th December 2023

Wow! We’ve had three amazing Productions this week which the children across our schools have worked enormously hard on. I have been so impressed with the enthusiasm and care the children have taken in developing their parts – whether spoken, singing, dancing or acting they have all done exceptionally well. Thank you to all of […]

Newsletter: 8th December 2023

In our final piece of our recent series on Safeguarding and Online Safety, I wanted to share some more general online safety parenting tips with you. Did you know…? most inappropriate content online is seen by children through games console browsers, not on phones or laptops? parental controls with your internet service provider is the […]

Newsletter: 1st December 2023

We’re continuing our Online Safety series, this week looking at 8-10 year olds   Rather like last week’s Jessie and Friends series for 5-7 year olds, the CEOP resources for the next age up comes in a series of 3 movies designed to be a starting point for conversations at home. The series is called Play, Like […]

Newsletter: 24th November 2024

In the run-up to the Christmas Holidays, we’ll be running a series through the weekly Newsletter to help parents with aspects of online safety with your children. We know that many children will be getting new or upgraded devices over Christmas so this is a good time to share hints or tips to help keep […]

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